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Optimus lab 1100 truntable will not operate.

Power is on, have audio adpator, turntable will not rotate and obviously not working. Any advice before I chuck it out the door.

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This is a belt driven platter. the belt is old and fell off. http://www.archive.org/details/Turntable_Belt_Installation

this link shows how to replace a belt, once you see where the belt goes thread a piece of string through the mechanism where the belt should go and measure it and contact them with the length. or measure total length of the old belt if still in one piece. figure about $14 for most belts.

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